1824 MARRIAGE: 'A short time since, Mr. MOSES NELSON to Miss ELIZABETH TRUSCHEL, both of Plain Township.' - Canton Repository, 29 Jan 1824, p3. Col 4.
1837 Writes Will, mentions son John, Grandson George and Granddaughter Margaret (Nelson) Bachtel
1874 Death. "DIED - at his residenne in Plain township. a few days since. Moses Nelson, a soldier of the Revolution at a very advanced age." - Canton Repository, Jan 7, 1841 - Dec 25, 1844 (01-200) 4 May 1843 p.3 Col. 2.
“Abstracts of The Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Rowan County, North Carolina 1763-1774” by Jo White Linn, F262 .R8 L475, V 2:
“Moses Nelson b c1761, Orphan of Edwd Nelson decd, adjudged to be 11 1/2, Bound to George Gray to learn the Art & Mistry of a Taylor until he is 21”. Obtained from Genealogy.com Forum. 
HRN (Family Bible of Flora Elsie (Sheldon) Nelson in possess of Howard Ross Nelson (1945-46)
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Moses by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Moses: